Aaron Diehl with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra | The Zodiac & The Planets

Starting on May 27, 2023 8:30 pm
Posted by Daniel McCullough
Categories: PianoFest
Tags: Classical

Aaron Diehl with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra | The Zodiac & The Planets

Friday, May 26, 2023, 7:30 PM (CDT)
Saturday, May 27, 7:30 PM (CDT)
Sunday, May 28, 2:30 PM (CDT)


Jazz composer Mary Lou Williams originally wrote her Zodiac Suite with each section inspired by a musical associate born under a different zodiac sign. MSO Artistic Partner Aaron Diehl premieres the complete version for full orchestra, after having presented four of the sections with the New York Philharmonic in 2021. In the second half, the MSO stays among the stars in Holst’s The Planets, delighting in the astrological characters of our solar system.

Ken-David Masur

Piano & Artistic Partner
Aaron Diehl

David Wong

Aaron Kimmel

Alicia Hall Moran

Women of the Milwaukee Symphony Chorus

Zodiac Suite

The Planets

Aaron Diehl is the winner of the 2011 American Pianists Awards.

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